1974 Pontiac Catalina 455 Safari Station Wagon Estate 1 Owner Big Block Pull Car
Pontiac Catalina 455 Station Wagon or Break or Estate
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sure you will LOVE this wagon it is a GREAT driver and Runs Drives and
Shifts Great it is a 1 or a 2 owner car i need to check before the auction.
Whether You like a Ford, Chevy, Dodge or a Rambler Station Wagon You will
LOVE this wagon. It is like a time a Capsule and is readt to drive. I have
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All wagons from 71-76 rode on the C-body chassis (127 inch) wheelbase...
(Chevrolet Belair-Townsman, Impala-Kingswood, Caprice-Kingwood Estate), the
Pontiac Safari (Catalina, Bonneville, and Grand Ville wagons were all
Safari's) - (Grand Ville was called Grand Safari), Olds Custom Cruiser
(with 88 and 98 interiors), and Buick Estate (LeSabre and Electra series
interiors). In 1977 the wagons moved to the B-body chassis and rode on
the 116" wheelbase until 1996 when they were discontinued
I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor
PONTIAC - "The Super Duty Story" Part 1 of 3
Pontiac had an SD engine program in the late 50s early 60s, and
later/briefly again in 1973/74 with the SD455. This video is regarding the
FIRST Super Duty program.---In only a few years time during the late 50s
early 60s, Pontiac MORE THAN DOUBLED their V8's horsepower output (described
in this video), while using/keeping the same V8 engine block they used thru
1955-81. Even though the same block was kept, from 1955-62 the cubic inch
displacement grew much larger than the initial 287 cuber it started as in
1955. It grew to a 317 347 370 389 and finally a 421 cuber in 1962. It
eventually maxed out at 455 cubes in 1970. By 1970 ALL the other GM
divisions were producing engines at 454 or 455 cubes (500 for Cadillac).
PONTIAC WAS THE ONLY DIVISION still using the same block they used in the
1950s on engines that had a much smaller displacement -- 287 cubes. The
1955 287 displacement would remain the smallest displacement ever used in
the Pontiac V8 block all the way until 1980/81 when a 265V8 was produced.
Since less durability was required for the smaller displacement, the block
was decked/butchered/lightened on the 265/301v8s of 1980/81. Prior to 1980
the block had never been decked/butchered/lightened. The 1980/81 265/301v8
blocks were about 200 pounds lighter than the 1955-79 blocks, and only 25
pounds heavier than a Buick 231V6.
1965 PONTIAC CATALINA 2+2, THE FAST " TIGER "
FOR AN EXTRA $418 YOU COULD GET THE TWO PLUS TWO OPTION AND TURN STANDARD
PONTIAC CATALINA COUPE OR CONVERTIBLE INTO A FAST TIGER. THIS INCLUDED
HEAVY-DUTY SUSPENSION, BUCKET SEATS, 4 BARREL CARB, 3-SPD GEARBOX, FLOOR
MOUNTED HURST SHIFTER, DUAL Exhaust,
CUSTOM PINSTRIPING AND A V-8 421 CID WITH 338 BHP. ( THE OWNER INSTALLED A
455 CID ENGINE ALONG WITH ALUMINUM INTAKE MANIFOLDS AND VALVE COVERS ).
THE ALL SYNCRO MUNCIE 4-SPEED OR A NEW 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC WERE THE TRANNY
OPTIONS. THE WHEELBASE OF THESE PONTIACS ARE 121 INCHES WITH OVERALL
LENGTH OF 214 1/2 INCHES. ADVERTISING PROMOTIONS OF PONTIAC IN THE DAY
STATED THAT PONTIAC WAS A WILD TIGER AND IT'S FAMOUS WIDE-TRACK STANCE WAS
PART OF THAT IMAGE. THE 2+2 COULD DO THE QUARTER MILE IN 15 SECONDS.
11,521 2+2'S WERE SOLD MAKING THIS EXAMPLE A SELDOM SEEN PONTIAC. THE
OWNER STATES THAT HE KNOWS OF ONLY 20 OR SO STILL IN EXISTENCE. THE SPLIT
GRILLE WITH A "BEAK" SEPERATION IS A PONTIAC STYLING CUE OF THE SIXTIES AS
WELL AS THE HUGE OBLONG TAILIGHTS. CHECK OUT THE EXPANSE OF SHEET METAL
PAST THE DOOR THAT TRAILS TO THE BACK BUT REACHES UP INTO THE ROOFLINE.
ALSO NOTE THE FLAIRED TRIM ALONG THE BOTTOM. THE PAINT JOB OF THE FACTORY
MONTERO RED IS SPECTACULAR AND IS OFFSET BY THE WHITE PINSTRIPING. THANKS
VERY MUCH FOR VIEWING THIS VERY RARE 2+2. And by the way, Pontiac died
October 31st after 84 years.
****** FOR SALE ******1955 PONTIAC USA STAR CHIEF CONVERTIBLE V8 287.2 ( FOR SALE)
THIS IS A 1955 PONTIAC STAR CHIEF CONVERTIBLE WITH A 287.2 ORIGINAL V8 ENG
AND 4 SPEED HYD TRANSMISSION. CAR HAS HAD A BODY ON RESTORATION ON A GREAT
SOLID FRAME AND BODY AND GREAT DETAIL WAS PUT INTO KEEPING THE CAR AS
ORIGINAL AND PERIOD CORRECT AS POSSIBLE. CAR HAS 52000 ORIGINAL MILES AND
HAS A VERY STRAIGHT BODY WITH EXCEPTIONAL TURQUOISE BLUE AND WHITE MIST
PAINT. ENG RUNS VERY SOLID WITH SMOOTH SHIFTING TRANSMISSION. THIS CAR
FEATURES THE FOLLOWING ACCESSORIES POWER STEERING, POWER BRAKES ,POWER
ANTENNA, RADIO,FRONT AND REAR BUMPER GUARDS, FLOOR MATS,CLOCK,DOOR EDGE
GUARDS,DOOR HANDLE SHIELDS,Exhaust
DEFLECTOR, ILLUMINATED HOOD ORNAMENT,UNDER HOOD TROUBLE LIGHT,REAR
STAINLESS FENDER SKIRTS,SEAT COVERS,TRAFFIC LIGHT VIEWER,UNDER SEAT
HEATER,STAINLESS STEEL WIRE HUB CAPS,WINDSHIELD WASHER AND MORE .THESE 55
PONTIAC CONVERTIBLES ARE VERY RARE UNLIKE A 55 CHEVROLET THE YOU CAN SEE AT
ANY CAR SHOW THEY ARE VERY UNIQUE WITH SILVER STREAKS PUMPED UP SMALL REAR
FINS AND TRUE CLASSIC 50'S STYLING.IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A TURN KEY READY
TO SHOW AND GO.IF INTERESTED IN THIS CAR PLEASE SEND ME A NOTE .. If
interested e mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.